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Stopped to ask about the best ghost towns for a small day trip. The gal at the counter said she hasn't lived here long, and referred me to a book that contained limited information. There were a couple of displays around the lobby of this...More
We first arrived around 10-30am on a friday to find a hand written sign on the front door "Back in around 30 mins".
We walked round the block a couple of times and the door had been unlocked, so we walked in. A strange place...More
The lady was very helpful, gave us some honest information on accommodation which is refreshing! Had a pleasant walk around the back streets at her suggestion.
The animal collection is interesting, from all over the world and still adding.
A cute town in the middle...More
We stopped to see the exhibits again at the visitor center in Winnemucca. They were setting up for a large dinner in the hall. The visitor center is free to visit. There is nice taxidermy animals, and other things to see. The redwood tree in...More
Basically none of the animals mounted in the museum are native to the area. What a strange place. I left feeling very confused and with no real information that would help me learn more about the area.
I love how they have an animal, rock, western history display for all to see free of charge. It has three levels, elevators and stairs to all levels plus bathrooms. Its a great place for weddings, business dinners, Santa village. Great for any community event....More
The visitor center appears to have taken over the first floor of an out of business casino. There is a front space with tables full of brochures and some old lit cabinets of rocks and cowboy gear (called the "Buckaroo Hall of Fame") as well...More
We followed signs to this building to get some information on motels for an overnight stop. As others have said, the building is a large dark hall with a small office for information. What was unexpected was the various displays. There is a collection of...More